‘The Mummy’ Director Talks Other Dark Universe Movies Being Planned
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This weekend, Universal will launch the start of their brand new Dark Universe monsters franchise with a reboot of The Mummy. Directed by Alex Kurtzman, the film will bring together some of our favorite classic monsters in an all new shared universe involving Universal Monsters. It will be followed up by the Bill Condon-directed Bride of Frankenstein, starring Javier Bardem; Creature of the Black Lagoon from screenwriters Jeff Pinkner and Will Beall; The Invisible Man, starring Johnny Depp; and Van Helsing, from Prometheus scribe Jon Spaihts, Arrival writer Eric Heisserer, and Dan Mazeau.

But that is just the beginning. Because Kurtzman says there are more Dark Universe films on the way. In a new interview, the man responsible for building this new Universal Monsters shared universe says Dracula, Frankenstein, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and The Phantom of the Opera are being developed. More on the story below.

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Robert Rodriguez To Direct ‘Jonny Quest’ At Warner Bros.
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Jonny Quest is considered to be one of the most popular Hanna-Barbera cartoons. Since it was first launched back in 1965 two subsequent series, as well as a number of video games, have been launched. Now it’s time that the character gets its own feature film. In a new report, Robert Rodriguez has been named as the new director of the title film.

Jonny Quest, which will be under the Warner Bros. banner, will also be written by Rodriguez along with Terry Rossio (Pirates of the Caribbean). More on this story below.

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‘Wrath Of The Titans’ Writer Adapting Anime ‘Bleach’ For Live-Action Flick
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For all of you fans of Japanese animation who are dreading the live-action Akira movie and other similar projects, you can now add another one to the list.

Warner Brothers is now developing a live-action version of the hit manga/anime Bleach. The studio has brought in Dan Mazeau, who recently worked on the Clash of the Titans sequel, Wrath of the Titans, to adapt it into screenplay form.

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